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Name: Eigerøy Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Eigersund, , Norway

Location: SW tip of Eigerøy island, SW coast of Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate

This was the first cast-iron lighthouse in Norway.

Tower Height: 108

Height of Focal Plane: 152

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 30 seconds; range 19 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical cast iron tower, red with central white band.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1854

Date Present Tower Built: 1854

Date Automated: 1989

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is accessible by road from Eigersund. There is parking and a strenuous path to the lighthouse. Open Sundays in July, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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